Trivia Questions Over The Cell Cycle

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Cell Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome one and all to today’s quiz on the wonderful topic of biology, where we’ll be taking a close and personal look at the cell, with specific reference to the cell-division cycle. Can you answer all of these trivia questions over the cell cycle correctly? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of cells growing and dividing is known as what?
    • A. 

      Anaphase

    • B. 

      The cell cycle

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 2. 
    What is the 1st major part of the cell cycle
    • A. 

      Interphase

    • B. 

      M-phase

    • C. 

      Telephase

    • D. 

      G-phase

    • E. 

      Metaphase

  • 3. 
    What are the 3 stages of interphase?
    • A. 

      Metaphase, interphase, prophase

    • B. 

      Cytokinesis, M-phase, G-phase

    • C. 

      Mitosis, cleavage, prophase

    • D. 

      G1, S phase, G2

  • 4. 
    During what does the cell rapidly grow and have it's organelles copied? 
  • 5. 
    During what does the DNA replicate itself?
  • 6. 
    During what are more organelles made and the cell prepares to divide?
  • 7. 
    What are the two big parts of the the 2nd phase of the cell cycle, M-phase? 
  • 8. 
    What is separating genetic material into 2 nuclei known as?
  • 9. 
    What is the process that divides the cytoplasm known as?
  • 10. 
    What are the 4 phases of mitosis?
  • 11. 
    In what phase do the following things happen? This is the longest phase in mitosis-chromatin condenses into chromosomes -nuclear envelope disappears-nucleolus disappears-spindle fibers form
  • 12. 
    In which of the phases of mitosis do:-chromosomes line up along the equator of the cell -the spindle fibers connect to chromosome @ the centromere
  • 13. 
    What phase in mitosis does the following:-the spindle fibers pulll the chromosomes apart-each identical chromatide moves to separate poles of the cell
  • 14. 
    What phase of mitosis does the following:-nuclear envelope reforms-nucleolus reappears-chromosomes uncoil-cleavage begins to form
  • 15. 
    In what process does the following happen?the cleavage continuesand splits the cell into 2 genetically identical cells. Final cells referred to as daughter cells.
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